8701 Casa Verde near Cargo Rd
First Vehicle Services is now hiring a Fire Apparatus Technician for our shop serving Orlando International Airport!
Our address is 8701 Casa Verde, Bldg 815N, Orlando, Florida, 32827
First things First: Who are we?
First Vehicle Services is a leading provider of diverse fleet management and maintenance services in North America. Since 1981, First Vehicle Services has provided efficient and cost-effective vehicle management and maintenance services to governments, school districts, petrochemical companies, transit agencies, airports, universities, and private organizations throughout the United States.
Why join First as a Fire Apparatus Technician?
Wages start at $30 / hour and can go up based on experience and qualifications (NOT flat-rate)
An additional $.10 per hour for each ASE certification you possess or obtain
Company-paid ASE testing and training materials
Sunday – Thursday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm full-time shift schedule and consistent, year-round work
Tremendous career advancement opportunities
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, & 401(k)
Paid holidays & vacation
Annual allowances for boots and prescription safety glasses
State-of-the-art training programs
Discounts on cell phone plans, cars, and more through the Perk Spot program!
About the Fire Apparatus Technician Position
As a Diesel Mechanic with First Vehicle Services, you will help maintain and repair Dump trucks, tractors, loaders, pickups, sedans, buses, fire trucks, heavy equipment, and generators to ensure equipment and vehicle readiness & safety. Other major job duties include:
Take the lead on preventative maintenance (PMs), safety inspections, and annual maintenance inspections.
Diagnose and perform all vehicle and equipment repair phases, including brakes, suspensions, engines, drivetrains, transmissions, and other repairs.
Ensure work orders are completed accurately.
Assist with road calls and emergency services as necessary.
Qualifications for the Fire Apparatus Technician
A valid CDL B driver’s license is required.
5+ years of hands-on EVT Master level experience is required.
Technological and electrical skills and experience repairing and maintaining specialized equipment found in ambulances, fire trucks, and other emergency vehicles.
Strong diagnostic skills and problem-solving ability
Possess a mechanic’s tool set
The highest preference is given to ASE or EVT Certifications, up to and including Master Mechanics. Employees shall ensure all required EVT Master level Certifications are maintained while employed.
Be subject to a drug test.
Get your career on the road with First Vehicle Services!
We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.
compensation: Starting $30/hr+ based on experience and qualification, .10 cents additional per ASE you currently have or obtain with us
employment type: full-time
job title: Fire Apparatus Technician